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FZAK61 PAFC 161137
OFFAER

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK
337 AM AKDT WED APR 16 2014

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF ALASKA WEST OF 144W

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION
EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT AN AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST
ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WIND WAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

PKZ399-170130-
337 AM AKDT WED APR 16 2014
.SYNOPSIS FOR THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA...
A 1000 MB LOW NEAR 55N 147W WILL MOVE TO 56N 148W EARLY THU
MORNING THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF THU NIGHT. ANOTHER
LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHEAST PACIFIC LATE THIS MORNING AND
STRENGTHEN TO 986 MB AS IT MOVES 56N 138W EARLY THU MORNING AND
THEN WEAKENS AND DISSIPATES AS IT MOVES TO THE NORTHEASTERN GULF
THU NIGHT.


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PKZ351-170130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE NORTH OF 57N AND WEST OF 144W-
337 AM AKDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...E WIND 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU...SE WIND 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. RAIN.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.

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PKZ352-170130-
GULF OF ALASKA OFFSHORE SOUTH OF 57N NORTH OF 55N AND WEST OF
144W-
337 AM AKDT WED APR 16 2014

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 20 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.SAT THROUGH SUN...N WIND 15 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

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